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Magazine Island

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Beach Number:
qld0863
Includes Beaches:
Riverway Lagoon
State/Region:
QLD Townsville
Post Code:
4810
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 ( Least hazardous)

Nearby Beaches:
Ross River (east) (1.2km) The Strand (2km) Sandfly Creek (2.1km) Kissing Point (2.9km) Rowes Bay (4.5km)

Beach

Magazine Island is part of the port of Townsville and has been heavily modified by port development. Along the east side of the island, toward the mouth of Ross River, is a narrow, 200 m long strip of sand between the road and the creek. While the creek is used by boats for access to the bay, the beach is not recommended for swimming owing to the tidal flats adjacent to the beach, boat traffic and strong tidal currents in the creek that parallels the beach.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
50

Location

Information Symbols

  • Parking Parking
  • Seawall Seawall

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

Patrol Information
  Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07 Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 1/08 Sun 2/08
Riverway Lagoon (Lifeguards)
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00
11:00
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16:00

Hazards

Service Providers

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

WEATHER

Today 25° NE/24.00 km/h

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Weather information
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TOWNSVILLE (5 km) issued at Sat 1 Aug 14:30

WATER

23

Issued at Fri, July 31 14:12

SWELL FORECAST

Saturday
Sunday
Monday
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • ENE
    0.3 m
  • ENE
    0.3 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m

Townsville issued at Sat, August 1 04:46

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UV INDEX

7

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • Low
    03:55
    0.81m
  • High
    09:11
    2.97m
  • Low
    15:19
    0.29m
  • High
    21:58
    3.73m
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Townsville issued at Sat, August 1 00:00

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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